I, too, am following this topic with great interest!
I have had Karen Tweed's book for a year & a half, although I was, at
the time I bought the book, primarily a concertina player. (Searching
I am now bitten by the anything-with-bellows bug. I've aquired 2 new
piano accordions in the past 8 weeks.
In my day job, I am in advertising (read=graphics), so, I can tell you:
the darn book is pleasure to the eye. The settings are very good, as
I would be interested in any tips or ramblings about technique for any
squeezable instrument or what the heck!! at our house we have all manner
of musical things!! So, please, as long as it is traditional Irish, it
should be here. We all stand to benefit.
Also; I could understand your frustration with the
rec.musicmaker.sqeezebox. Postings that are appropriate for Irish
traditional players are too few... even if Billy McComiskey has been